Church of Scotland


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Church of Scotland

n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) the established church in Scotland, Calvinist in doctrine and Presbyterian in constitution
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He knew there was a vast world outside, to whom Disruption Principles were as the chatter of tree-top apes; the paper brought him chill whiffs from it; he had met Englishmen who had asked lightly if he did not belong to the Church of Scotland, and then had failed to be much interested by his elucidation of that nice point; it was an evil, wild, rebellious world, lying sunk in DOZENEDNESS, for nothing short of a Scots word will paint this Scotsman's feelings.
A native OFWHITEINCH, in Glasgow, Effie was a housewife for 16 years before deciding to become a religious studies teacher, according to Church of Scotland magazine Life &Work.
The Church of Scotland have been involved in foodbanks and in providing support for those who find themselves in dire straits.
And the fact that, out of the disruption, as it was called, of the Church of Scotland there came the Free Church.
It will be important for each side of this campaign to be magnanimous whatever the outcome and the Church of Scotland, as a national church, is well placed to bring people back together in a spirit of reconciliation.
The church paper, entitled "The Inheritance of Abraham," which was published online by the Church and Society Council of the Church of Scotland recently, selectively highlights scriptural and theological claims of Jews to the land, and rejects verses in which the land is promised to the children of Abraham.
The Duke was speaking at the swearing in of the Rev Sheilagh Kesting, 53, as the first woman Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland.
The Church of Scotland opted not to put the recommendations one by one but to put the whole report to its Assembly for acceptance.
The position of Episcopalians in Scotland has always been slightly ambiguous; Episcopalians are used to being the established church wherever they are, but in Scotland they are merely ordinary dissenters, the established church being the Church of Scotland, which is Presbyterian.
After two centuries of notable missionary endeavour in various parts of the world, it is not obvious at the beginning of the 21st century that mission overseas will continue to be prominent within the life of the Church of Scotland.
ENI)--The Church of Scotland is planning to cull more than a third of its hymn book, to make room for more Scottish words and music.
The Church of Scotland yesterday denied it was to lay off ministers after losing almost pounds 67 million on the stock market.

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